Statistics on the UK's monthly spend for children

Thanks to Your Commitments, Your Future report, launched by Standard Life, Family Lives learnt today how much UK families spend on their children monthly.

According to Your Commitments, Your Future report:

  • Parents in the UK spends an average of £37.71 each month on their children
  • 35-44 year old women spend the most of any group on their children, averaging £55.42 per month
  • 35-44 years olds in general spend an average of £51.58 per month

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Parents concerned about how to deal with monthly expenses can call the free Family Lives helpline on 0808 800 2222, or contact us via email or live chat for confidential support and advice.